Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   54 species

Nemesia pannonica  Herman, 1879


Prosoma light brown, with bright and dark pubescences. Prosoma length: 5.0 mm. Legs: tibiae I-II without prolateral spines, tibia III with prolateral, retrolateral, dorsal and ventral spines, tibia IV with 3 retrolateral and 7 ventral spines. Opisthosoma grey-brown with vague, irregular pattern.


Prosoma reddish brown with dark pattern. Prosoma length: 6.2 mm.Legs: patella III with 2 prolateral and 1 retrolateral spine, tibia IV with 3 retrolateral and 6 ventral spines. Opisthosoma browish, with faint dark pattern.

Additional information

Lives in up to 30 cm deep burrows, closed by thin door attached on one side and camouflaged with various particles

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Distribution comment: Bulgaria deleted, not listed in Blagoev et al. (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Eastern Europe
 male  female

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09-03-2015 Distribution update Old value
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value
19-03-2013 Image insert